Download Stockfish 12

September 2, 2020: Stockfish 12 released. This version of Stockfish plays significantly stronger than any of its predecessors. In a match against Stockfish 11, Stockfish 12 will typically win at least ten times more game pairs than it loses.
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Windows

The binaries at the top of the table are fastest, but may not support all CPUs. If you don't know which CPU you have, you can go down the list and pick the first binary that does not crash.

Note: The Stockfish chess engine is a command line program. You may want to use it in your own UCI-compatible chess GUI.

Instruction set / CPU
⚡️ BMI2: Intel processors after ~2013 details Download
⚡️ AVX2: Intel processors after ~2013, AMD processors after ~2015 details Download
🐇 SSE4.1 + POPCNT: Intel processors after ~2008, AMD processors after ~2011 details Download
🐇 SSSE3: Intel processors after ~2006, AMD processors after ~2011 details Download
🐢 64-bit: Maximally compatible but slow Download
🐢 32-bit: Maximally compatible but slow Download

macOS

The easiest way to get started is with the Stockfish app:

If you want the engine only, you can get it through Homebrew: brew install stockfish

Linux

The binaries at the top of the table are fastest, but may not support all CPUs. If you don't know which CPU you have, you can go down the list and pick the first binary that does not crash.

Note: The Stockfish chess engine is a command line program. You may want to use it in your own UCI-compatible chess GUI.

Instruction set / CPU
⚡️ BMI2: Intel processors after ~2013 details Download
⚡️ AVX2: Intel processors after ~2013, AMD processors after ~2015 details Download
🐇 SSE4.1 + POPCNT: Intel processors after ~2008, AMD processors after ~2011 details Download
🐇 SSSE3: Intel processors after ~2006, AMD processors after ~2011 details Download
🐢 64-bit: Maximally compatible but slow Download

iOS

One app that we recommend is SmallFish:

Android

One app that we recommend is DroidFish:

If you want the engine only, you can download the binaries.


Source Code

Other Versions


Stockfish is licensed under the GPL license. Website © 2010- Daylen Yang. Stockfish icon by Klein Maetschke.